Our 10 favorite images of the week
The first color photo of Pluto, a warm-blooded fish, and much more
We're all familiar with images of lurching robots performing rote tasks on the factory production lines. But the capabilities of robots have evolved well beyond the banality of those grainy industrial films.
An open letter from PopSci to President Obama about science and the future
Wind, solar, tidal—all are battling for the renewable-energy crown, but what about the six billion highly efficient short-stroke engines in our midst? What about us?
U.S. forces in Iraq are waging a pivotal campaign in modern warfare-combat on the first "networked" battlefield. One problem: the enemy has a few networks of its own
During a week of attempting to cloak every aspect of daily life, our correspondent found that in an information age, leaving no trace is nearly impossible
As the U.S. campaigns against terrorism, new technologies will move to the front lines.
In two years, a high-tech network of blimps, drones, sensors and radar will patrol the nation s borders. Take a remote tour
Technology may be ushering in a golden age of stalking, in which predators use GPS, cellphones and other devices to track and terrorize.
And PopSci was there to watch
Keeping up with the droneses
Researchers find troublesome influenza viruses close to home.
How safe can a citizen expect to be in a post 9/11 city? What technology can a city use to make its citizens safe?
Tollbooths, ATMs, doctors' offices, online chat: You leave critical personal data behind wherever you go. Let's follow one American as he scatters his digital DNA.
No need to call Grissom for these Keystone Krooks crimes. Not that CSI investigators don't make boo-boos of their own ...
Unmanned aerial vehicles and images from space: Is this the future of firefighting?
To fight deadly white nose syndrome, The Nature Conservancy has built an artificial cave, which now awaits its first tenants.
How a trust in Nairobi is rescuing and cuddling these giant babies
At the new International Spy Museum, you become the secret agent.
Misadventure though it was, the agency's Operation Acoustic Kitty was a visionary idea 50 years ahead of its time.
Researchers have revealed the Heartland Virus is Widespread in America